Exhibition marks General Van Tien Dung’s 100th birthday

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An exhibition marking the 100th birth anniversary of late General Van Tien Dung (May 2) opened at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi on April 24.

 Visitors visit the exhibition. (photo: Sggp)

Visitors visit the exhibition. (photo: Sggp)

The exhibition presents to viewers valuable photographs and documents on the General’s revolutionary life and daily activities, especially the determined map of the Ho Chi Minh campaign that is recognized as the National Treasure, the Combined Campaign Plan for Ho Chi Minh campaign.

The display aims to pay tribute to the late General who made outstanding contributions in the struggle for national liberation and the cause of building and protecting the nation.

General Van Tien Dung was born in Hanoi’s Tu Liem District in 1917. He early joined in the revolutionary movement.

The General took several important roles, including Minister of National Defense from 1980-1986; Secretary of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

He was commander of the Ho Chi Minh campaign and conducted directly the Central Highlands battlefield in 1975.

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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